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N.J. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal
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Steve Tawa
June 19, 2019 - 3:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The New Jersey attorney general's office has a Nevada gun dealer in its crosshairs over allegedly selling large capacity ammunition magazines to an undercover state investigator. The complaint says the company previously received a "cease and desist" letter from the...
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1972 Philadelphia Gay Pride march
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Cherri Gregg
June 19, 2019 - 1:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the Stonewall riots represented a shift in the gay liberation movement, people of color within the community also had to battle racism. Their LGBT identity, oftentimes, had to take a back seat. Blackness vs. gayness "Here in Philadelphia, we had our own things...
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Camden County police
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David Madden
June 19, 2019 - 12:15 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A suspended Camden police officer will now face a second trial in federal court on charges that he used excessive force to take down a suspect a year-and-a-half ago. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Richardson told Judge Robert Kugler they would re-try Officer Nicholas...
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Police in the side-view mirror
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Dan Wing
June 19, 2019 - 7:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new survey from AAA shows that a large portion of Americans are driving while high, and many don't think they would face any legal consequences of driving after smoking weed. AAA says new research shows an estimated 14.8 million people have gotten behind the wheel...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
June 19, 2019 - 7:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After a violent and deadly weekend in Philadelphia, District Attorney Larry Krasner is defending his office's approach to criminal justice reform. The district attorney touched upon Police Commissioner Richard Ross' comments on Monday about the spike in shootings in...
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
June 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The state House is expected to vote as soon as Wednesday on legislation to once again eliminate Pennsylvania’s General Assistance program, and a key state senator says that chamber is likely to take it up before summer recess. A 2012 law that ended the $200 monthly...
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A free meal program for kids in Philadelphia returns this summer.
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John McDevitt
June 18, 2019 - 6:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A free meal program for kids in Philadelphia returns this summer. Partners involved in the Philly Summer Meals program were not only letting the community know about the free food available to kids but also about other programs offered during the summer recess...
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Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee plan to question President Donald Trump's long-time confidante Hope Hicks Wednesday about her knowledge of the hush-money scheme to silence Trump's extramarital affairs in the run-up to the 2016 elections.
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June 18, 2019 - 5:29 pm
By Manu Raju, Jeremy Herb and Pamela Brown, CNN (CNN) -- The White House is asserting immunity for President Donald Trump's long-time confidant Hope Hicks from having to testify on Wednesday about her time in the White House. While a White House official will be in the room during her testimony,...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Mike DeNardo
June 18, 2019 - 4:21 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — At a Trenton news conference Tuesday, Gov. Phil Murphy said New Jersey's corporate tax incentive program was "rigged" to favor special interests. His comments came one day after a New Jersey task force reported that interests connected to power broker George Norcross...
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A national nonpartisan business group backing policies that create jobs that are good for the environment says Pennsylvania's clean jobs increased 6% last year, five times faster that statewide job growth.
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Steve Tawa
June 18, 2019 - 3:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A national nonpartisan business group backing policies that create jobs that are good for the environment says Pennsylvania's clean jobs increased 6 percent last year, five times faster than statewide job growth. Noah Dubin of the group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs...
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